Tuesday, August 03, 2010

(Indie?) Albums of 2010 So Far

These are the albums of 2010 that I’ve noticed so far. Some I really don’t care for, and some I like very much. I’ll talk about that later, but for now I’m wondering what I might have missed. (And a few of them I’ve only heard a couple songs from, so I’m not sure about.) Suggestions?

Adam Green – Minor Love
Angus & Julia Stone – Down the Way
Arcade Fire – The Suburbs
Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti – Before Today
Avi Buffalo – Avi Buffalo
Autolux – Transit Transit

Band of Horses – Infinite Arms
Beach Fossils – Beach Fossils
Beach House – Teen Dream
Best Coast – Crazy for You
Bill Callahan – Rough Travel for a Rare Thing
The Bird and the Bee – Interpreting the Maters Volume 1: A Tribute to Daryl Hall & John Oates
Blitzen Trapper – Destroyer of the Void
The Books – This Way Out
Broken Bells – Broken Bells
Broken Social Scene – Forgiveness Rock Record

Clem Snide – The Meat of Life
Cowboy Junkies – Renmin Park

Damien Jurado – Saint Bartlett
Deer Tick – The Black Dirt Sessions
Dr. Dog – Shame, Shame

Eels – End Times
Everest – On Approach

The Flaming Lips – The Dark Side of the Moon
Foals – Total Life Forever

The Gaslight Anthem – American Slang
Goldfrapp – Head First
Gorillaz – Plastic Beach

Jay Bennett – Kicking at the Perfumed Air
Jesca Hoop – Hunting My Dress
Joanna Newsom – Have One on Me
Josh Ritter – So Runs the World Away

Laura Veirs – July Flame
LCD Soundsystem – This Is Happening
The Living Sisters – Love to Live
Local Natives – Gorilla Manor

Mates of State – Crushes (The Covers Mixtape)
Menomena – Mines
MGMT – Congratulations
Mimicking Birds – Mimicking Birds
Miniature Tigers – FORTRESS
Mt. St. Helens Vietnam Band – Where the Messengers Meet
Mumford & Sons – Sigh No More

The National – High Violet
The New Pornographers – Together

Of Montreal – False Priest
Owen Pallett – Heartland

Phosphorescent – Here's to Taking it Easy
Plants and Animals – La La Land
Portugal. The Man. – American Ghetto

The Radio Dept. – Clinging to a Scheme
Rogue Wave – Permalight

Sarah Jaffe – Suburban Nature
She & Him – Volume Two
Shout Out Louds – Work
Sleigh Bells – Treat
Spoon – Transference
Suzanne Vega – Close-Up Vol 1, Love Songs

The Tallest Man on Earth – The Wild Hunt
Titus Andronicus – The Monitor

Wavves – King of the Beach
Wolf Parade – Expo 86

And on the horizon:

Eels – Tomorrow Morning (August 24)
The Low Anthem (Late fall?)
Neil Young (October?)
Radiohead (Late fall?)


At 8/03/2010 2:51 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

You're just evading the bird issue even further. Why? Why?

At 8/03/2010 5:11 PM, Anonymous Poet said...

Nice list

At 8/03/2010 5:19 PM, Blogger John Gallaher said...

Birds. Well, one of the albums is by The Bird and the Bee. Is that close enough?


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